Emirates Airline Festival of literature 2021

The Emirates Airline Festival of literature is the biggest festival in the area of the composed and verbally expressed word. Alongside local ability becoming the overwhelming focus. 

The fair provides visitors of all ages the opportunity to communicate with their favorite authors, go to scholarly discussions, and partake in workshops.

Emirates Airline Festival of Literature

When And Where The Festival Will Be Held 

This literature festival reported today that it will join the Jameel arts center and Al Serkal District to expand the 2021 Festival across the city over three weekends from 29th January to 13th February 2021.

This festival is held under the slogan “change the story”. It will start on 29th January at Jameel Arts Centre and will end on 13 February at Al Serkal District.

The first few days of the festival at the Jameel Arts Center, which will happen from 29th  to 30th  January, will give few days of talks, workshops, classes, and scholarly displays connecting craftsmanship and many activities at Dubai Museum and Sculpture Park.

This will be trailed by a major celebration at the end of the week at InterContinental Festival City, from 4 to 6 February, where the crowd can appreciate in excess of 80 sessions, workshops, and different exhibitions including authors from around the globe.

Emirates Airline Festival

Declarations About Emirates Airline Festival of literature 

Antonia Carver, Director of Art Jameel

Antonia declared that  “Jameel Arts Centre is a contemporary art museum but the written word has always been at its core through our publishing program, the Jameel Library, book clubs, and research and writing commissions.

Art Jameel’s approach has always been interdisciplinary and, by supporting the Literature Festival this year, we are able to bring to the forefront our shared interests in creative writing, reading, and the Arabic language. 

We are so looking forward to bringing together the arts and literary communities to celebrate creativity in all its forms, at the Jameel, and in the adjacent Jaddaf Waterfront Sculpture Park.” 

Antonia Carver

Vilma Jurkute, Director of Alserkal

Vilma Jurkute declared that “Alserkal’s long-standing commitment to scholarship, artistic production, and research is grounded in collective thinking and the collaborative strength of our polyphonic communities to pioneer unconventional ways of thinking. 

As a catalyst for ideas for more than a decade, we have delivered our public promise through forward-thinking, year-round cultural productions that serve as a platform for creative expression in all its forms.

We look forward to expanding our program to welcome a weekend of thought-provoking discussions and presentations in celebration of the spoken and written word, in partnership with the Emirates Literature Festival.”

Vilma Jurkute

The Festival will be completely agreeable with all COVID-19 prudent steps and guidelines from wellbeing specialists. Noticing the social distance of people, alongside guidelines, for example, compulsory covers and temperature checks. 

Temperature checks

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The Emirates Literature Foundation is the home of the honor winning Emirates Airline Festival of Literature. It’s a not-revenue-driven association that supports and sustains writing in the UAE and the area through a program of different social activities. 

This Festival is made with the help of Founding Partners Emirates Airline, the Dubai Culture, Arts Authority.

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